Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
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Steve and Jane are a couple of thieves who travel the country pretending to be market researchers for Silvertone metal polish whilst they find suitable homes to burgle. In a hotel bar they ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Duffell

Writers:

Tony Wilmot (story), Denis Cannan (dramatisation)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Cyril Cusack ... Percy Hampton
Andrew Ray Andrew Ray ... Steve
Lynsey Baxter ... Jane
Tamara Ustinov Tamara Ustinov ... Beryl (as Tammy Ustinov)
John Hug John Hug ... Arthur
Jacqueline Hill ... Mrs. Milvain
Ian Flintoff Ian Flintoff ... Doctor
Jason Carter ... Youth
Giles Phibbs Giles Phibbs ... Farmer
Ruth Kettlewell Ruth Kettlewell ... Wife
Bryan Matheson Bryan Matheson ... Husband
Yvonne Marsh Yvonne Marsh ... Policewoman

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Storyline

Steve and Jane are a couple of thieves who travel the country pretending to be market researchers for Silvertone metal polish whilst they find suitable homes to burgle. In a hotel bar they meet the eccentric old Percy, who, despite his tatty appearance, is rumoured to have a hidden fortune. The couple decide to break into his house but Percy has caught an earlier bus home and surprises them. He will cause them more trouble than they could have imagined. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 1984 (UK) See more »

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Anglia Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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